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Suicide bombers killed in botched attack in Madagali

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Yola – The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency (ADSEMA) says two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers were killed on Sunday after a botched attack on Gulak, headquarters of Madagali...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Igbo men positioning for Senate President or President in 2023 are clowns, charlatans – ABC Nwosu

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By Olayinka Ajayi •Says Ndigbo doesn’t care about them Professor ABC Nwosu was political adviser to former President Olusegun Obasanjo and also a former Minister of Health. Not many...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Buhari, Atiku’s battle for Nigeria enters new phase

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•Ex-VP calls pressure on him to abandon legal challenge ‘ridiculous’ By Dirisu Yakubu Barely one week after the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, declared President...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Presidential/N’Assembly Polls: What we saw

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by Situation Room The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room, in its third interim statement on the February 23 presidential/National Assembly polls, made some observations on the polls based on...

Sun Mar 10th, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest 24 over narcotics in Kano

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By Abdulmumin Murtala Kano State Police Command, yesterday, paraded 24 suspects arrested in connection with dealing in hard drugs and possession of dangerous weapons. Police arrests drug store...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Halting further electoral violence

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By Adewale Kupoluyi IN spite of the initial disappointment and anxiety, the presidential and national assembly elections have finally been held across the nation. A major feature of the elections...

Thu Mar 7th, 2019     Read More →

Election: INEC replaces erring ad hoc staff in Borno

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The Independent National Commission (INEC) in Borno has replaced erring ad hoc staff to facilitate smooth conduct of the upcoming governorship and State House Assembly elections in Borno. The...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

IS-backed Boko Haram faction may have new chief – sources

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The leader of an Islamic State-backed faction of Boko Haram may have been replaced, sources say, against a backdrop of speculation as to his fate — and the group’s future...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

The value of a Nigerian life

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By Caleb Adebayo ABOUT a week ago, I was passing through one of Lagos’ very busy roads and an ambulance, its sirens blaring, was trying to weave its way through the traffic. It repeatedly...

Wed Mar 6th, 2019     Read More →

Buratai and the price for national honour

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I reflected intensely, on the presidential and national assembly elections held February 23, 2019. My thoughts meandered far and near. The gory images of violence before and after the elections...

Tue Mar 5th, 2019     Read More →

Why Buhari polled over 800,000 votes in Borno — Shettima

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MAIDIGURI—Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said the result of the February 23 presidential election from the state is not surprising. Governor Kashim Shettima Critics had...

Tue Mar 5th, 2019     Read More →

Speaker’s Race: PDP waiting to play the spoiler role

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By Emman Ovuakporie By Emman Ovuakporie Three months ahead of the inauguration of the 9th House of Representatives, six major contenders have emerged in the lead in the contest for presiding...

Mon Mar 4th, 2019     Read More →

Threat against Igbo means we have not changed since 1962 elections – Bode George laments

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By Dapo Akinrefon Chief Olabode George is a senior member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. George, in this interview, expresses shock over the outcome of the presidential election just as he...

Sun Mar 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Verdict 2019: An electoral hesit or a “shellacking”?

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When the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, finished counting the votes by midnight on Wednesday, a whole of four days following last weekend’s presidential election, the...

Sun Mar 3rd, 2019     Read More →

Can we move on please?

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“God grant me the courage to change the things I can change; the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; and the wisdom to know the difference.”—Anonymous Irish...

Sun Mar 3rd, 2019     Read More →